A private graveside service will be held for Robert Lee ‘Sonny’ Edwards Jr., 77, of Coleman, and burial will follow at the Coleman City Cemetery with services under the direction of Henderson Funeral Home of Coleman.


He passed from this life to be with his Lord on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.


He was born April 12, 1942 in Normangee to Robert Lee Edwards Sr. and Mary Claudine Brisby Edwards. In 1979 he married Ruby Love in Brownwood.


Survivors include his wife, Ruby Edwards of Coleman; daughter, Teressa Edwards of Coleman; two sons, Benny Wright of Coleman, and Robert Lee Edwards III of Coleman; sister, Verna Trimble Spain of Abilene; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister; and three brothers.